The Douglas County COVID-19 Recovery Team reported 128 new positive and presumptive cases of the coronavirus over the weekend, raising the total number of cases in the county to 11,939.
In its Monday report, the team announced the county’s 242nd death, an 81-year-old woman who was partially vaccinated who died Friday.
There were 32 positive and four presumptive cases reported Saturday, 29 such cases Sunday and 61 Monday.
Of the 36 county residents hospitalized with COVID-19 complications, 22 were being cared for locally and 14 out of the area. Of those 36, 29 were reportedly not fully vaccinated.
At CHI Mercy Medical Center Monday morning, there were four COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit and another four in the progressive care unit. Of all patients at Mercy, 12% are those dealing with COVID-19 symptoms.